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Edward James Beck, Sr
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Birth: Jun. 4, 1895
Yankton County
South Dakota, USA
Death: Apr. 5, 1966
Miles City
Custer County
Montana, USA

Edward James Beck, 70, of Billings died Tuesday at Veterans' Hospital in Miles City.

Born in Yankton, S. D., June 4, 1895, he was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Beck. He came to Montana with his parents in 1913, and attended public schools in Billings.

Mr. Beck worked as a car foreman with Northern Pacific Railroad for 43 years and served in World War I.

He married Margaret Allen in Butte in 1940.

Survivors include the widow; three sons, Edward F. Beck, Edward J. Beck, Jr., both of Billings, and Donald Beck of California; three daughters, Mrs. Maxine Steinmetz, Mrs. Jacob Cook, and Mrs. John Kreiner, all of Billings; five brothers, John, of Billings; William and Ted, both of Seattle; Fred, of Portland, and Edwin Beck of Spokane; four sisters, Mrs. Johanna Baney of Olivette, SD, Mrs. Clara Dean of Gettysburg, SD, Mrs. Martha Stieverson of Billings and Mrs. Loretta Sollinger of Los Angeles, Calif.; 23 grandchildren, and 8 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be in Smith's Funeral Chapel Saturday at 10 a.m. with burial in Mountview Cemetery.

Published in the Billings Gazette
Family links: 
  Jacob Martin Beck (1858 - 1933)
  Christina Kost Beck (1870 - 1943)
  Margaret Bell Campbell Beck (1914 - 1977)*
  Edward Francis Beck (1933 - 1997)*
  Johanna Beck Baney (1891 - 1977)*
  Henry Beck (1893 - 1965)*
  Edward James Beck (1895 - 1966)
  Fred Adam Beck (1897 - 1974)*
  William Beck (1901 - 1979)**
  Theodore C. Beck (1908 - 1983)*
  Martha Beck Stiverson (1910 - 1992)*
*Calculated relationship
Mountview Cemetery
Yellowstone County
Montana, USA
Plot: Sec 1B, VET, Grave 396
Created by: Joanne
Record added: Apr 14, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88504654
Edward James Beck, Sr
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Edward James Beck, Sr
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